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Applicants must submit a completed application to NursingCAS by the deadline date to be considered for admission. Application status emails will be sent to the email provided on the application via NursingCAS. See application deadline dates below. 

NursingCAS application open for the Fall 2023 Admissions Cycle.

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 ADMISSIONS CRITERIA for each program


Spring & Fall 2023 Admissions | Completed Application Deadline Dates:

Fall 2023 Admissions

  • Graduate Entry Pathway - December 11, 2022
  • PGO to DNP & PGO to Masters - February 3, 2023
  • BSN to DNP & BSN to Masters - February 3, 2023
  • BS to PhD - February 3, 2023
  • MS to PhD - February 3, 2023
  • DNP to PhD - February 3, 2023
  • Post-Masters DNP - April 15, 2023
  • Psych/MH PGC, Acute PGC & Primary PGC - May 1, 2023

Spring 2023 Admissions - January Start

  • BS to PhD - October 1, 2022
  • Post-Masters DNP - October 1, 2022                                                        

Completed Application Requirements:

Applications must be complete and submitted by to the completed application deadline to be considered. A completed application entails the following:

  • All required items are uploaded into NursingCAS by the specific application deadline
  • $85 NursingCAS fee paid
  • The completion of the supplemental application, which includes a Proof of Residency Form and Criminal Background Checks Authorization Form
    • The supplemental application is completed outside of NursingCAS. Applicants will gain access via email only once they submit their NursingCAS Application and pay the $85 NursingCAS fee.
  • $110 Supplemental Admissions Application Fee paid
    • The $110 Admissions Application Fee is in addition to the $85 fee paid to NursingCAS.
    • NOTE: No refunds will be issued for any application fees. Even in the event an applicant receives a discount code, or an approved fee waiver, once an applicant pays the $110 Supplemental Application Fee, there will be no refunds permitted.

If you have any questions please e-mail gsnadmissions@umassmed.edu

Office of Student Affairs &
Admissions Staff

P. Max Quinn, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
and Enrollment Management

Diane Brescia
Admissions Manager

Kim Kramer
Administrative Assistant II

Contact Us:
Phone: 774-455-6689
Admissions E-mail:
gsnadmission@umassmed.edu
Student Affairs E-mail: 
gsnstudentaffairs@umassmed.edu